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Obsessions and convictions of the human intellect / by F.W. Westaway.

  • Westaway, F. W. (Frederic William)
Date
[1938]
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

London ; Glasgow : Blackie & son, limited, [1938]

Physical description

xi, 1 unnumbered page, 2 leaves, 528 pages, IV plate : illustrations, diagrams ; 23 cm

Notes

"First published in 1938"

Bibliographic information

"Books for reference" at end of each chapter except the first two and the last

Contents

Charlatanism and chicane.--Alchemy: (I) The philosophers' stone and the elixir of life.--Alchemy: (II) The transmutation of metals.--Witchcraft.--Perpetual motion.--Squaring the circle.--The fourth dimension.--Space and time: finite or infinite?--Science: certainty or doubt?--Philosophy: knowledge or speculation?--Religious persecution.--Theism: the creeds of the Christian churches.--The Christian creeds again: immortality.--Belief and truth.--Questions.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • Location

    History of Medicine BVA

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